When an individual does not feel good about themselves and perhaps doubts their abilities, it might affect their learning. Taking this a step further, adolescents is a difficult time for a lot of people. Other kids can be mean and there is a lot of bullying going on these days. How might this affect a student's learning and even their desire to learn? Please use theory/research in your response.
Bullying in school can have a profound effect on the victim that can last long after he/she has finished school. According to the National Center for Children Exposed to Violence, children who are bullied may suffer from low self-esteem as well as other emotional issues such as chronic anxiety and depression. If a child is being bullied constantly at school, the bullying may keep children from succeeding in school. Instead of participating and paying attention to the teacher in the classroom their anxiety or other issues resulting from bullying may make it impossible for them to concentrate in the ...
This solution discusses the ways in which bullying can affect a student's learning and their desire to learn.